The Histopathology department comprises a consultant-led team providing a comprehensive tissue-based diagnostic service. We provide a diagnostic referral service for paediatric histopathology and neuropathology for centres both in the UK and abroad.



The service includes: 


• Paediatric pathology
• Neuropathology
• Muscle pathology
• Metabolic disease
• Autopsy (including perinatal post mortem)


Our scientific team offer a range of specialist investigations including:


• Immunohistochemistry
• Electron microscopy


The department is the UK Centre for Hermansky Pudlak Syndrome.  More information on the service and referral process can be found here >


The department supports a wide range of research projects that involve histology, immunohistochemistry and molecular studies of pathological tissue.  For additional information please see our main research section.


Opening Hours


Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm


Contact details


Contact telephone number: 020 7829 8663



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